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the young people's chorus of new york city lifting their voices to honor those who lost their lives in the sandy hook elementary school shootings. josh and george? >> what a remarkable moment it was, elizabeth. >>> we begin with president obama ps emotional visit here last night. the president meeting with the families devastated by the tragedy and delivering a powerful speech as he paid tribute to the victims. the president was greeted with a standing ovation as he entered the high school auditorium, filled with grieving community members. many of them surviving sandy hook school children, clutching their stuffed animals. >> all across this land of ours, we have wept with you. newtown, you are not alone. >> reporter: the service got under way nearly an hour late as the president first met privately with family members of those killed, including the infant granddaughter of dawn hochsprung. >> we say we're truly doing enough to give all the children of the country the chance they deserve to live out their lives in happiness and with purpose. we're not doing enough. and we will have t
golodryga is back in new york city at our abc news headquarters. much more coming up from her. with me is lara spencer and amy robach. >> it is hard to imagine. there is even more sadness as we are starting to see the faces. we knew the names last night, but we see the faces of those young victims, still very young victims. it's hard to imagine how quickly their lives were taken away and how much they still had to live. >> we also will hear the story of one of those little survivors. >> yeah. >> and we're going to talk about random acts of kindness, how this community and strangers have come together in a way that is truly remarkable in an attempt to begin the healing. >> we'll have incredible reporting coming up from both of you. we'll get to that in just a minute. >>> let's start with a look at the latest news from newtown. as we said, the president will be visiting later today. he will be arriving here to meet with the victims and also thank the first responders. he'll be speaking at an interfaith vigil. here is a telling detail. this is the fourth time in four years that this presi
in a good part of the country. everybody needs to know. 65 degrees, kansas city. oklahoma, looking pretty good. kansas city, in the 40s. memphis, about 62. atlanta, 60 degrees. look at texas showing off in the 70s and 80s. this is in advance of the system that steps into the northwest and then sweeps across for days now, making it a mess in a good middle part of the country, also into the northeast as we get to the weekend. enjoy this moment because all that right there, is headed that way. >> i don't know. if i had to pick, maybe atlanta, all the way to orlando, 60 to 80 degrees today. >> that's pretty nice. >> taking care of the southeast, are you, sam? >> thank you, sam. >>> coming up on "good morning america," we'll have new details in the sandy hook investigation. now, adam lanza's babysitter describes what could have been wrong with him from a very young age. >>> then, a big shift in gears. we're going to tell you about the new star of the beckham family. 10-year-old romeo is the new face of a modeling campaign. >>> plus, what happens when two icons reunite? john travolta, olivia ne
from new york city, a chaplain from north carolina. how important is it to give back to this community? >> i have grandsons exactly the same age as the victims. my heart was just -- i just was moved. >> reporter: this firehouse is now the site of 26 christmas trees, one for each life taken at sandy hook school each donated from a woman from north carolina and nestled with teddy bears. how is christmas going to be? >> not going to feel like christmas. i think, you know, it's important to keep things as normal as possible for everyone. it's about giving and loving and kindness. >> reporter: random acts of kindness abound. take michael craigen offering up his bulldog for free hugs at a local coffee shop. amanda harman lives in an hour away but donating her time here to those who need her most. >> out of all this tragedy my heart has been lifted from all the good that's coming in cross country and around the world. incredible experience. >> and this evening the president will be here in newtown to meet with families who have lost and also to speak at an interstate vigil. bianna, back to yo
than 30,000 people, 60 miles north of new york city. founded in 1705, it played a role in the revolutionary war and the underground railroad. this is the place where the game scrabble was invented, where the town's symbol is a rooster. where people move precisely for safety and schools. >> people come to newtown for the schools. the husbands will sacrifice the commute just to come to newtown because it's a little bit farther than anywhere else. >> reporter: this beautiful, bucolic spot is a strange, surreal backdrop for tactical teams in full body armor, with long guns drawn. >> it doesn't even seem real. really? here in newtown? this small town. you read about this everywhere else but here. and it's heart wrenching for the children. for the parents and grandparents and everybody. >> reporter: it feels like a dream and a bad dream. >> it's a nightmare. >> reporter: as reality sinks in here, the feeling that one local described as magical insulation, has been truly shattered. and the realization is dawning that newtown is now in the history books for the worst of all pos
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